‏Athena Martinez is a security expert/analyst geek with almost 5 years of experience, writes on various topics pertaining to internet security with latest happening in the IT world thoroughly.

Twitter Vulnerability that Allows to Tweet on Other People’s Behalf

After various social network hack, particularly with regards to Facebook, many have started giving careful consideration to the security of the social media account. Along these lines, a British security analyst as of late, figured out a genuine flaw on Twitter. Richard De Vere is an ethical hacker and security researcher, who reported about, the Twitter

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Biology and Computer Science:

The Singularity is Near. Ray Kurzweil published this seminal book in 2005 capturing the attention of technologists for his predictions and even philosophers contending with what this meant for the human condition. In 2006, the tech-talk across the industry was of the coming Web 3.0. We were fixated on the internet, but Kurzweil went far

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Huawei Refutes NCISA’s Cyber Espionage Accusations

The Czech National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NCISA) has accused Huawei, a Chinese telecom company and mobile phone vendor for being under the command of Beijing to conduct cyber espionage. NCISA claims that the use Huawei devices compromise one’s user privacy, especially due to strong ties of Chinese companies with the Beijing regime. “China’s

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Bitcoin Scam Demanding Payment to Call Off Hitman

An email scam of a new kind is being reported; it seems people are getting emails that demand payment for calling off “a hitman”! Reports say that people have been getting emails that demand payment, in bitcoin, in exchange for calling off hitmen assigned to murder them. Such an email, which would evidently be from

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Iranian Government Accused of Phishing-Based Cyber Espionage

State-sponsors hackers have been in the news for quite a while. With former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden exposed NSA’s Prism operation in 2012, basically a global espionage. The Lazarus group allegedly connected with North Korean regime, accused of being responsible for the Sony Pictures of America data breach of 2014 and WannaCry ransomware attacks of

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Belgian Cryptocurrency Scam Blacklisted 113 Dubious Domains

As reported in the nextweb dot com., FSMA, The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority has found a fresh batch of cryptocurrency scams. It has added a swathe of new sites to its blockchain blacklist, expanding it to 113 dodgy domains. In a special warning to local investors, FSMA declared it prudent for Belgians to

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Opera Has Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet in Android Browser

The Norwegian-developed Web browser Opera has been competing with Internet Explorer since the 1990s, and then it was followed by the new-gen browser like Mozilla, Chrome, Safari, and other. Nevertheless, today Opera has more users than Internet Explorer. This week at the Hard Fork Decentralized event in London, UK, Opera announced, how it has a

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Zurich Insurance Group Refuses to Pay A Ransomware Victim

Any company that became a victim of ransomware has many expenses to expect. First in the list is the cost of the ransom payment demanded by the ransomware author. Companies with no reliable backup system in place that can recreate the lost data have no other choice but to hire professionals to rebuild the lost

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Saipem after the Unauthorized Remote Access Incident

Saipem, the contractor of two big oil refineries, Duqm (based in UAE) and Saudi Aramco (headquartered in Saudi Arabia) has publicly announced that it was a victim of a cyber attack last December 10, 2018. Unauthorized users were able to penetrate the servers, but fortunately, failed to get a hold of the data stored on

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